Posts tagged as 'tiles'

Thu 15.1.

Type 32 Slimtech by Diego Grandi wins GOOD DESIGN Award 2014

Posted by Walter Phillips on 15.01.2015 - Tagged as: , ,

Type 32 Slimtech Vintage by Diego Grandi for Lea Ceramiche

Type 32 Slimtech Vintage by Diego Grandi for Lea Ceramiche

Type 32 Slimtech, a tile collection designed by Diego Grandi for Lea Ceramiche, has won the Floor and Wall Covering GOOD DESIGN Award 2014, the prestigious prize with which the Chicago Athenaeum honours excellence of design worldwide.

 

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ECO-TERR® offers a sustainable alternative to poured terrazzo in the form of tiles incorporating pre-consumer aggregates of varying sizes and colors

ECO-TERR® offers a sustainable alternative to poured terrazzo in the form of tiles incorporating pre-consumer aggregates of varying sizes and colors

In addition to producing sustainable tiles made from familiar materials such as porcelain and cement, Miami brand COVERINGS ETC is pioneering the manufacture of solid surfaces that incorporate various types of industrial waste. Architonic speaks to its visionary founder, Ofer Mizrahi, about finding new and unexpected applications for recycled glass and aluminium salvaged from old aircraft. (by Alyn Griffiths)

 

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Fri 26.9.

Gloriously Glossy: The Versatile Tile Adorns the Coolest Interiors

Posted by Walter Phillips on 26.09.2014 - Tagged as: ,

Tiles in a calming green – suggestive of being underwater – were chosen to line the interior of skincare brand Aesop’s Berlin store, designed by Weiss-Heiten

Tiles in a calming green – suggestive of being underwater – were chosen to line the interior of skincare brand Aesop’s Berlin store, designed by Weiss-Heiten

Given the huge vogue for cladding buildings in ceramic tiles, we shouldn’t be surprised to hear that they are now fast infiltrating interiors too. It’s not hard to see why. People find glazed ceramic tiles appealing because of their seductive qualities – their lusciously lustrous surfaces and, if patterned, their potential for being stunningly decorative. (by Dominic Lutyens)

 

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Fri 15.8.

‘AKollection’ by Afroditi Krassa (UK)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 15.08.2014 - Tagged as: , ,

'AKollection' mirror wall panels by Afroditi Krassa

‘AKollection’ mirror wall panels by Afroditi Krassa

Inspired by the bold and graphical elegance of Art Deco, London-based studio AfroditiKrassa has created a signature furnishings collection comprising lighting, tiles and wall panels.

 

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Sun 8.6.

2014 Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition Winners

Posted by Walter Phillips on 08.06.2014 - Tagged as: , ,

Morgan Hall, Temple University by MGA Partners, 2014 Institutional Winner Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition, photo: © Halkin/Mason Architectural Photography LLC

Morgan Hall, Temple University by MGA Partners, 2014 Institutional Winner Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition, photo: © Halkin/Mason Architectural Photography LLC

Sponsored by the Confindustria Ceramica (the Italian Association of Ceramics) and the Italian Trade Commission, the Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition is the longest-running awards program of its kind, recognizing outstanding use of Italian ceramic tile, quality of installation, and overall design excellence. For the 2014 competition, projects were selected from across the North American continent in three categories; Residential, Commercial and Institutional. Here are some highlights.

 

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Thu 17.4.

‘Mosa Scenes’ tile collection by Mosa (NL)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 17.04.2014 - Tagged as: ,

'Mosa Scenes' tile collection by Mosa

‘Mosa Scenes’ tile collection by Mosa

During Milan Design Week 2014 Dutch ceramics brand Royal Mosa presented a sneak preview of its future plans with a special display of it’s latest tile collection, ‘Mosa Scenes’.

 

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Sun 23.2.

‘Atlas’ ceramic module by LaSelva studio (ES)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 23.02.2014 - Tagged as: ,

'Atlas' ceramic module by LaSelva studio

‘Atlas’ ceramic module by LaSelva studio

Designers David Galvañ and Manuel Bañó of LaSelva studio have created a modular ceramic tile design that provides a frame with six positions that, when placed together, create a pattern similar to a maze.

 

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Thu 13.2.

Designer Weaves by Mosaico+ (IT)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 13.02.2014 - Tagged as: , ,

for Mosaico+

Crono design by Giugiaro Design for Mosaico+

In a series of new designs by Carlo dal Bianco and Giugiaro Design, tessera become a point in a fabric patiently woven by skilled hands, “an imaginary thread that draws, unites and leads into decoration’s enchanted maze” says Mosaico+.

 

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